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Blood Cancer Support Coordinator - Canberra

  • Do you have experience in haematology / oncology nursing or allied health and are passionate about cancer patient support?
  • Wanting a change and to join a caring and supportive team?
  • Permanent Part Time – thirty (30) hours per week – twelve (12) month contract

The Leukaemia Foundation is the only national not-for-profit organisation dedicated to the care and cure of patients and families living with leukaemia, lymphoma, myeloma and related blood disorders.

We are currently seeking a motivated and experienced person to provide information, practical and emotional support to patients, carers and families in Canberra.

Essential Criteria 

  • Tertiary Qualifications in Nursing or Allied Health/Science – post graduate qualifications will be well regarded
  • Proven ability to develop and maintain positive professional networks, as well as extensive networks in the cancer setting
  • Well developed interpersonal and communication skills including experience in public speaking to a variety of audiences
  • Ability to provide information, education, practical assistance (transport, accommodation and financial) and emotional support to people affected by blood cancer, their carers and families
  • Ability to liaise with healthcare professionals, government departments and other not-for-profit organisations to promote the Leukaemia Foundation services and activities
  • Participation in national projects and initiatives including fundraising activities
  • Proven ability to work independently and as a team member
  • Proven ability to organise, manage and prioritise multiple tasks
  • Positive, flexible and friendly approach
  • Sound computer skills in Microsoft Office suite including Word and Excel, databases and a sound knowledge of internet practice
  • Current driver’s licence

If you are interested in joining a caring, friendly and committed team, please submit your application addressing all essential criteria by 25 January 2017 to: recruitment@leukaemia.org.au 

(Please note only applications with the right to work in Australia and those with a cover letter will be considered)

Position descriptions and other information is available below and further information can be obtained by contacting Chris McMillan on (02) 9902 2222.

PD - Blood Cancer Support Co-ordinator ACT- Jan 2017) (PDF 433kb)

The Leukaemia Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we encourage applications from groups under-represented in the workforce. 

Learn more about our Reconciliation Action Plan on our website